AnSem announces the appointment of Dirk Logie as CEO
Leuven, September 2nd, 2011 - AnSem NV, a global leader in analog semiconductor design, announces the appointment of Dirk Logie as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Logie will succeed Mr. Stefan Gogaert, who will continue to serve the company as its Chief Strategy Officer.
Mr. Logie, a former Philips Semiconductors' VP, is a senior executive with broad international experience in leading semiconductor businesses to growth and success. Mr. Logie was previously CEO of Chipidea Semiconductors in Leuven, prior to its acquisition by MIPS Technologies.
"We welcome Dirk into our AnSem family. With his proven track record, strong customer focus and extensive background in product marketing and strategy, development and operations management, Mr. Logie is the right executive to take AnSem to the next phase, where it will transform itself into a global analog and mixed-signal ASIC supplier" said Prof. em. Willy Sansen, chairman of the board of AnSem NV. "The board also wishes to express its gratitude to Mr. Stefan Gogaert for his leadership during the past 13 years, since the company's founding. The company is now firmly established as a respected analog design company that has been profitable since inception, largely due to the leadership of Mr. Gogaert. The company will further depend on his leadership to introduce AnSem in new emerging markets and into strategic business opportunities."
Mr. Logie will be based at the company's headquarters in Leuven, Belgium.
AnSem is a fabless IC design house founded in 1998. AnSem develops the most advanced customer defined analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (IC) for RF CMOS wireless applications, high-speed data communication, data acquisition and ultra low-power & low-voltage applications. AnSem also provides turn-key IC solutions including testing and volume IC supply chain management services. AnSem's customers are leading OEM and semiconductor companies active in industrial, medical, wireless & wireline communications and aerospace markets. The design team has completed successfully more than 40 designs the last 13 years. AnSem is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. www.ansem.com
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